The 49ers announce moves


The San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday they have signed one-year deals with WR River Cracraft (CRAY-craft) and WR Kevin White. In order to make room on the roster, the team released WR Jaron Brown and dropped / injured DL Jonathan Kongbo.

Cracraft (6-0, 198) initially entered the NFL after signing with the Denver Broncos practice team as an undrafted free agent on October 18, 2017, where he spent the majority of his rookie season . In three years with the Broncos (2017-19), he played nine games and scored a reception for 44 yards. In 2019, he saw action in a game with Denver before being called off by the team on September 24. He was then signed to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad on December 24, 2019, where he spent the remainder of the season. After signing a Reserve / Future contract with the Eagles on Jan.6, 2020, it was waived on May 1.

A 25-year-old native of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Cracraft spent four years (2013-16) at Washington State University where he played 42 games (27 starts) and finished with 218 receptions for 2701 yards and 20 touchdowns. As a senior in 2016, he won the All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention after finishing the season with 53 receptions for 701 yards and five touchdowns.

White (6-3, 216) was originally drafted by the Chicago Bears as the seventh overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. During his four-year career with the Bears (2015-18), he played 14 games (five starts) and recorded 25 receptions for 285 yards. On March 15, 2019, White signed with the Arizona Cardinals and was subsequently released on August 22, 2019.

Hailing from Emmaus, PA, 28, White spent two years (2013-14) at the University of West Virginia where he played 24 games (22 starts) and finished with 144 receptions for 1954 yards and 15 hit. As a senior in 2014, White won All-America and First-Team All-Big 12 honors after finishing the season with 109 receptions for 1,447 yards and 10 touchdowns. White transferred to West Virginia after two years (2011-12) at Lackawanna (PA) College where he tallied 36 receptions for 535 yards and six touchdowns.

Brown (6-3, 204) initially signed with the team as a free agent on August 20, 2020, while Kongbo (6-5, 254) initially signed a Reserve / Future contract with the team on the 1st. January 2020.


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